Report on Canadian Archives, 1892 (Classic Reprint) by Douglas BrymnerReport on Canadian Archives, 1892 (Classic Reprint) by Douglas Brymner

Report on Canadian Archives, 1892 (Classic Reprint)

byDouglas Brymner

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Excerpt from Report on Canadian Archives, 1892

The establishment of two systems of law, the French and the English, in the determination of certain classes of questions led to doubts as to which was' applicable to cases arising out of disputes co'ncerning lands held in free and common soccage, the question being whether these were governed in respect to descent and dower, by the laws of England, or by those of Canada. The question was submitted on the 1st of July, 1803 (no. 60) by Milnes to the Colonial Secretary (q. 92, p. 159) at the same time transmitting the various and contradictory opinions of the Judges. Chief Justice Sewell and Justices Dunn, Williams, Ogden and Davidson held that the laws of England should govern Chief Justice Monk and Justice Panet and de,bonne took the opposite View, each of these Opinions being supported by elaborate arguments, which follow the covering letter from Milnes. On the 9th of January, 1804, the Colonial Secretary transmitted the report of the Attorney and Solicitor General for his guidance, (q. 93, p. Which laid it down that the Englishilaw of descent and dower must regulate a soccage tenure in Canada. (q. 93, p. Much of the correspondence in regard to lands is taken up with disputes as to the division of the fees, but on this topic it is unnecessary to enlarge, the calendar will enable any one desirous to prosecute a search on this subject to obtain easy access to all the documents relating to it.

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Title:Report on Canadian Archives, 1892 (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:470 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.95 inPublished:January 23, 2019Publisher:1KG LimitedLanguage:English

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